Beta Feature: this feature has not been fully implemented, and is undergoing active testing at this time. You may offer feedback for this feature by contacting us.
If you wish to play an online game, but are receiving an error indicating a router, NAT, or firewall issue (e.g. Strict NAT), then enabling this feature may resolve your issue.
This feature is designed specifically for Game Consoles, but may be useful for PC gaming computers as well.
For any registered device, you can use the Enable Online Gaming (beta) feature.
Security Warning: If you are enabling this feature for a PC, ensure that your PC is running up-to-date security software, and that the firewall is enabled and configured to deny unsolicited inbound connections. If you are not running security software, and your firewall is disabled (or permissive) then you are putting your system at risk of infection or attack.
Enabling this feature will change the way your device connects to the EOU network.
The next time your device connects, it will be considered a gaming device. gaming devices are (by various methods) treated differently from most other devices on the campus network: